Deep breath in, deep breath out.
Take a deep breath in. Hold it for six seconds. Let it out.
We all need to take a deep breath every now and then, especially when the stressors of life seem too overbearing. Anxiety has a funny way of taking over our lives and sometimes even hinders our ability to simply breathe.
Whether it is school, work, a relationship, or family that is stressing you out, setting time aside for yourself is key to maintaining a healthy mind. The next time you start to feel a little sense of anxiety or panic coming along, put your hand on your chest and remind yourself that you have both feet firmly on the ground. You are in control and you have the power to calm your body down during those super stressful moments.
It can be really hard to remind yourself to breathe, even though we do it subconsciously 24/7, so instead, use these “just breathe” quotes to remind you to simply take a deep breath in … and let it out.
1. In the wise words of Oprah.
“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Orpah Winfrey
2. Take your time in finding yourself.
“No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick
3. The best thing you can do is choose to be positive.
“I’ve decided to be happy because it is good for my health.” – Voltaire
4. Find your inner happy place.
“It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.” – Moises Arias
5. Good things come to those who wait.
“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” – William Burroughs
6. Deep breath in, deep breath out.
“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” – Etty Hillesum
7. FInd the humor in life.
“Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” – Eckhart Tolle
8. Sometimes being productive means just taking time for yourself.
“Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.” – Mark Black
9. Have a little faith in the universe.
“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale
10. Slow down and take a deep breath.
“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” – John De Paola
11. Stress is a sign to slow down.
” The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” – Sydney Harris
12. A calm mind brings a calm life.
“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama
13. Step one: learn to relax.
“Relax. You are enough. You do enough. Breathe extra deep, let go, and just live right now in the moment.” – Unknown
14. Blowing off some steam is essential to a healthy mind.
“You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up.” – Unknown
15. Listen to your mind when it tells you to slow down.
“There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.” – James Carroll
16. Always be grateful.
“Whatever is going to happen in life will happen. I’m just thankful to be alive, to be breathing.” – Unknown
17. In order to relax, you must first be comfortable in your own skin.”
“Sometimes, you need to step outside, get some fresh airm and rewind yourself of who you are and who you want to be.” – Unknown